Spanish, Master | Northern Arizona University | Flagstaff, United States
12 months
26994 USD/year
26994 USD/year
11004 USD/year
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As our society becomes more multicultural and multilingual, demand for second-language speakers and educators is rising. If you're interested in advancing your education in Spanish-language teaching, you can polish your skills and build your resume in the Spanish program of the Northern Arizona University.


The Spanish program of the Northern Arizona University prepares you to apply the most current methods, strategies, and technologies for teaching Spanish in a classroom environment that fosters cultural diversity. We provide you with the tools to become a master of knowledge directly related to classroom practices. Through linguistics, literature, and pedagogy, you will gain theoretical knowledge and practical expertise for understanding language acquisition in general and Spanish in particular.

The M.A.T. Spanish offers a professional foundation in the academic areas of Teaching and Pedagogy, Literature and Culture, and Linguistics to prepare teachers to excel in a rapidly changing classroom with an increasing number of bilingual and heritage language speakers.

Students (both native and non-native Spanish speakers) will be enrolled in graduate-level courses conducted entirely in Spanish. This will allow you to attain a high level of proficiency in the language.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:

  • Spanish teacher
  • Corporate educator
  • Interpreter
  • Spanish-language reporter

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods Of Spanish Instruction
  • Media And Technology In Spanish Language Instruction
  • Hispanic Writers In The United States
  • Structures Of Modern Spanish
  • Phonetics And Phonology Of Spanish
  • Curriculum Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs.
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent.
  • Transcripts.
  • English language proficiency scores.
  • Academic essay written in Spanish.
  • A Spanish oral interview after application is sbumitted (program coordinator will contact applicant).
  • Personal statement or essay.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26994 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11004 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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